Fast bowler Lasith Malinga, who led Sri Lanka to victory at the 2014 T20 World Cup, on Tuesday quit T20 internationals to complete his retirement as a player.
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Experienced paceman Lasith Malinga has been included in Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews-led 15-man squad for the Champions Trophy in June.
In Sri Lanka’s 45-run defeat against Bangladesh on Thursday, Lasith Malinga took a 19th over hat-trick to help knock over the visitors for 176.
Sri Lankan fast-bowler Lasith Malinga produced arguably the best ODI spell ever against the Proteas in Guyana in 2007.